Archive for January 16th, 2009

Classic Paintings in Lego Form

Italian photographer Marco Pece likes to replicate classic works of art in Lego form. And why not? They look pretty sweet. I'm especially partial to American Gothic, but The Last Supper is pretty i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/classic-paintings-in-lego-form/

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Wow. I'm pretty sure I'd eat this in a weak moment. But it looks pretty awesome. I wonder if it attracts bugs? There's a "bear" rug, too, which is funny, but probably not functional. Just thinking about stepping...

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The Dark Knight as an Old-School Nintendo Game

I have to say, this brought back some memories. The guy who created this is spot on, I think. Link via GeekologieVideo, dark knight, stacy, batman, nintendo, joker...

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Cute Kitty Loves Presents

Who needs a present when you have an awesome box wrapped in paper to hide in? That's certainly how this cute kitty thinks. I wish my life were so easily filled. Link Via Giggle Sugarcats, Cute, silly, videos, animals,...

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No Saggy Pants For You

At least, not if you live in Jackson, Mississippi. Although the city council voted down his proposition to outlaw saggy pants, Mayor Frank Melton has declared he will illegalize the fashion style by use of executive orde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/no-saggy-pants-for-you/

Dominoes + Tomatoes = Fun Flash Game

This is pretty self explanatory, but strangely addicting. Figure out which domino will set off the chain that will splat the tomato. You don't have to make all of the dominoes fall down, but it's better if you do - you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/dominoes-tomatoes-fun-flash-game/

Fan Dress Uses Recycling For Couture

I love this cute fan dress. Best of all, the fans are actually made from folded up junk mail and then sewn onto canvas. I bet you never thought all that crap you throw in the trash every day could be made so pretty. L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/fan-dress-uses-recycling-for-couture/

Dutch canals freeze for the first time in twelve years

[CC licensed photo courtesy of Flickr user Ferdi] Canal ice skating is part of the Dutch national identity, but according to the International Herald Tribune, climate change and pollution have turned Holland's annual ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/dutch-canals-freeze-for-the-first-time-in-twelve-years/

Close Quarters

While the thought of living in a 3 x 3 x 3 meter space does not sound very appealing, designer Christian Precht makes it look rather comfortable with his OrganiCube concept. The conceptual nine square metre apartm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/close-quarters/

Embryo

This Russian mashup entitled Embyo follows the development of a baby inside the womb, interspersed with TV and film clips showing the history of mankind. Link -Thanks, AJ!mashup, embryo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/embryo/

Inaugural Speech Generator

In the style of Mad Libs, just plug in some words and this generator will create a speech for Tuesday's inauguration. I would post the hilarious speech I generated, but that would give too much of the fun away! Link ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/inaugural-speech-generator/

Presidential Inauguration in Lego

Legoland in Carlsbad, California has a new display in honor of the presidential inauguration Tuesday. The park has modified its US Capitol model to portray Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, president Bush, Dick Cheney, Bil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/presidential-inauguration-in-lego/

Peace Through Accordion

Gregory Warner took his accordion to Afghanistan hoping to make friends. The reception he received was not at all as he expected. He found himself compared to an Afghan pop star from 30 years ago! Link -Thanks, Jessi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/peace-through-accordion/

Disco Fun Facts

The following is reprinted from the May - June 2007 issue of mental_floss magazine. PARDON OUR FRENCH What do D-Day and disco have in common, besides the lette...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/disco-fun-facts/

Hidden Message by Brad Troemel

Ooh, it's there all right. It's a hidden message by Brad Troemel - the question is: can you see it? See the bigger version at today and tomorrow blog.optical illusion, Brad Troemel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/hidden-message-by-brad-troemel/

Hand Drawn Doodle Icon Set

Heh! This is pretty neat: a set of 14hand drawn "doodle" icon set, including social media logos of digg, delicious, twitter, and so on by Chris Spooner of SpoonGraphics.The best part about it is that they're fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/hand-drawn-doodle-icon-set/

You May Be a Liberal/Conservative If ...

Here goes: "Neatorama isn't a political blog ..." so thank goodness that this article by Kiera Butler in Mother Jones pokes fun at both liberals and conservatives:You may be a liberal if...you're i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/you-may-be-a-liberalconservative-if/

Rock Band Vases

What to do with ugly ceramic vases and jugs? Turn them into chic art pieces and rock collectibles by painting the logos of famous rock bands! That's exactly what Pierre Blanc did: http://www.legaragepierreblanc.com/catal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/16/rock-band-vases/
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